Doc is a fun character in the Iron Kindgoms/Warmachine world. Serving as both ship’s cook and surgeon, his stew was suspect and his presence made sailors fight beyond normally crippling injuries since they rather face an opponent injured than be subjected to “surgery.” I painted up two versions of this miniature at once, the second Read more about Doc Killingsworth[…]
Sometimes I think I go too far with muted color schemes. I always prefer them for something like Anastasia here instead of painting the spy in bright and garish colors but it doesn’t translate to the table top nearly well. The sculpt wasn’t my favorite by far and I probably wouldn’t have painted Anastasia if I Read more about Anastasia di Bray[…]
Although my first try at painting a light source, I was rather pleased with how Gorman turned out. All of his garments were painted in various browns to create a dull, utilitarian look. This was meant to contrast the glowing vials hanging from his waist. I think the end result really highlights the vials. The Read more about Gorman di Wulf, Rogue Alchemist[…]
As Privateer Press Weekend at DieCon 8 was being planned, the organizers approached some of the local painters with an idea to give away models as door prizes and as an overall prize over the weekend. I had enough on my plate that I had to finish before DieCon that I couldn’t do too many Read more about Captain Bartolo Montador[…]
Eiryss, dubbed the Soulless Elven Hooker by those in the know, was originally purchased to use as a character when I started re-running Privateer Press’s Witchfire Trilogy again. Eventually as we started playing Warmachine she transitioned to a wargaming piece. I had always wanted to have this miniture leaping off of something when I based Read more about Eiryss, Mage Hunter of Ios[…]
I’m a big fan of the Aiyana and Holt. On top of being a solid unit on the tabletop, they’re some of my favorite sculpts in the Warmachine miniature line. They’re not swamped with accessories, but they’re great sculpts and fit right in with the look and feel of the Iron Kingdoms. Coming up with a Read more about Lady Aiyana and Master Holt[…]
After an one-armed, no-handed Piper lead my troops to victory enough times I decided it was time to reward the faithful musician with an assembly and paint job. My first instinct was to paint him in a similar color to my Menite army, but I decided to go with something completely different instead – if Read more about Rhupert Carvolo, Piper of Ord[…]
Kell was painted up pretty quickly in a color scheme that would fairly label him a Browncoat. I can’t say it’s my best work but I’m more than a little unhappy with how it photographed. Results like this are making me seriously consider revamping my photography set-up again. The coat is a mix of P3 Read more about Kell Bailoch[…]
In early 2006 I was getting pretty burned out on painting Protectorate colors over and over and over and over again. There really wasn’t as much experimenting with new models as there was putting the same colors in the same locations on the same miniatures repeatedly and I needed a break. So after one of Read more about Ogrun Bokur, Mercenary Solo[…]
As work on my Legion forces progresses I’ve also been putting some work in on the Mercenaries I’m painting to be given away at Privateer Press Weekend this year. I still have a lot of detailing and a little bit of re-working to do but things are looking good as far as meeting my deadline.
First up is my Orin Midwinter, who I think is coming together well. I shaded his robe by adding black to P3 Skorne Red and left him on the dark side to fit his fluff. The trim, sash, and shoulder pads still need some work but I went with black to keep a sinister feel on the model. Orin’s staff is P3 Brass Balls shaded with brown and black inks and highlighted by mixing in just a tad of GW Mithril Silver.
After I finish the the rest of the model I think I’m going to do some source lighting on the end of this staff and his left eye. I have some P3 Arcane Blue that I’ll probably use – it’s an interesting greenish blue that looks like it’s good for this sort of effect. I’ve tested it on some other models and I think it would look good applied to Orin.